Chapter 5 - DAY 8 - Siena (Tuscany) Day 2 October 18th 2011 Today was our last in Siena and our 3 month epic adventure is drawing to a close. Tomorrow we head to Rome and have an overnight stay before flying out for Singapore/New Zealand at midday on Friday.
We had no firm plans for the day, we were just going to have a look around the central area of Siena and do a bit of last minute shopping. Whatever thoughts we might have had went ou ... read more
Europe » Italy » Tuscany » Siena Italy became a nation-state in 1861 when the city-states of the peninsula, along with Sardinia and Sicily, were united under King Victor EMMANUEL II. An era of parliamentary government came to a close in the early 1920s when Benito MUSSOLINI establis... ... read more
Since our Big OE a few years back we've done a bit of a travel blog when we've been away from home. Enjoy reading and reflecting on our adventures and also great way to let family and friends know how we're going. Our latest break was to Melbourne for an 9 day Racing tour featuring the iconic Melbourne Cup meeting...... full info